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TAIPEI, Dec. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For many LED manufacturers, 2014 has been a challenging year.
Larson Electronics has announced the release of a 4000 watt skid mount five stage electric light mast.
USHIO America announced that Ryan Olsen has joined the company as Eastern Regional Sales Manager for its UV/IR Business Unit.
USHIO America announced that James Suit has joined the company as Eastern Regional Sales Manager for its Entertainment Business Unit.
Larson Electronics has added to its extensive range of industrial grade lighting equipment with the release of a 150 watt quadpod mounted work light.
The incandescent light bulb provides a source of electric light through incandescence. The bulb works by passing current through a filament which heats to a temperature that produces light. The glass bulb that contains the filament prevents oxidation of the hot filament. The bulbs are also called electric lamps. Incandescent bulbs come in a various sizes and voltages. They can range from 1.5 volts to 300, require no external regulating equipment and have low manufacturing costs. They work...
Pavel Nikolayevich Yablochkov (September 14, 1847 "“ March 31, 1984) was a Russian electrical engineer, inventor, and businessman. His most notable invention was a type of electric carbon arc lamp, called the Yablochkov candle. Yablochkov graduated from Mykolayiv Engineering Institute as a military engineer in 1866. In 1869, he continued his education at the Galvanic School in St. Petersburg. Yablochkov settled in Moscow in 1873 after serving time in the army. After that, he was...
Light Pollution -- Light pollution refers to excess light, created by human activities, that brightens the night sky enough to hide many stars from observers. For the average person, light pollution means that even on a clear, moonless night, only a few stars may be visible. When a city grows up near an astronomical observatory, light pollution can make the observatory effectively useless. Unlike most forms of pollution, light pollution isn't persistent: turn the lights off, and the...